The Druggists' Circular and Chemical Gazette Volume 50

The Druggists' Circular and Chemical Gazette Volume 50

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...(containing IO per cent. of balsam of peru), which latter is supplied also as dustingpowder and compresses. Mammosan is a remedy for mastitis in cattle, consisting essentially, according to the manufacturer, of an ointment base impregnated with oxygen. Nephritin is described as "the primary substances of the cells of the cortex and convoluted tubules of the kidney." It is inended for employment in Bright's disease and other disturbances of the kidneys. It is marketed only as 5-grain capsules. Omorol, is an insoluble silver-albumin compound advertised chiefly for local use in diphtheria. It is said to dissolve the secretion of the throat and thus manifest its action upon the diphtheritic process. The general treatment 'with antitoxin is of course intended to be used in conjunction with omorol. Parogen is defined as an "oxygenated vaselin," similar to vasogen and vasoliment and intended for use like the latter as a solvent and a vehicle for drugs used by endermic medication. It is said to be made from liquid paraflin 2 parts, oleic acid 2 parts and ammoniated alcohol (5 per cent.) I part. It is marketed in various combinations with medicinal agents. Peru-Lenicet.----See under lenicet. Phenyform is a condensation product of phenol and formaldehyde. It should be noted that the use of formaldehyde compounds involves a possibility of bad effect on eyesight. it having been suggested that the poisonous and eye-destroying effect of wood alcohol is due to its decomposition into formic acid in the system, which acid may be produced from formaldehyde, it being an intermediate product in the change of wood alcohol to formic acid. The acid may also be liberated from formates. For details see the note on mikroml in the...show more

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  • Paperback | 744 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 38mm | 1,306g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236783840
  • 9781236783844